After finishing as the low amateur at the 2008 Open Championship, Chris turned pro and joined the European Tour. He has three career wins, most recently at the BMW PGA Championship, and finished tied for third at the 2009 Open Championship. In 2015, "Woody" broke into the top 50 in the world rankings and earned a spot at the 2016 Masters. His dedication and desire for perfection have helped him continue to excel on the course and it shows as he recently earned a spot on the 2016 European Ryder Cup team.
With a professional golf career spanning three decades, David Howell is one of the most well-known and well-respected athletes on the European Tour. He has six professional victories to his name with five of those coming on the European Tour. He was a member of the 2004 and 2006 European Ryder Cup teams and on 3 July 2014, Howell became the 27th person and second youngest player in European Tour history to make 500 appearances on the tour while playing at the Alstom Open de France.
Mark Calcavecchia joined the PGA Tour in 1982 and has been a member of the United States Ryder Cup team four times (1987,1989, 1991 and 2002). In his 30 plus years as a professional golfer, "Calc" has 31 professional victories, 13 of them on the PGA Tour. In 1989, he won The Open Championship by beating Wayne Grady and Greg Norman in a four-hole playoff. In 2010, Calc transitioned to the Champions Tour where he has won three times, most recently in June 2015 at the Principal Charity Classic.
A graduate of San Diego State University, Xander turned pro in 2015 and earned his Web.com tour card for the 2016 season. In his first year on tour, Xander has had four top ten finishes which earned him his PGA Tour Card for the 2016/17 season. As an amateur, Xander was the 2014 California State Amateur Champion and earned third-team All-America honors from both GolfWeek and PING for the 2014-2015 season.
A graduate of University of Arkansas, Taylor turned pro in 2016 after earning Second-Team All-SEC honors during his senior season. Taylor earned full status on the Mackenzie Tour (Canada) for 2016, ending the year with five top 10 finishes and his first professional victory at the Staal Foundation Open. Taylor earned his Web.com Card for the 2017 season following his 3rd place finish on the Mackenzie Tour Order of Merit.
Sung Kang was born in South Korea and turned professional when he was 19 years old. He joined the Korean Tour and first gained prominence in 2009 when he finished runner-up at the Ballantine’s Championship. The following year, Sung won for the first time on the Korean Tour and ended the season by earning his PGA Tour Card via Qualifying School. Sung has gone on to win another three professional tournaments on the Asian Tour and now devotes all his time to the PGA Tour. Sung has had a solid start to the 2015/16 PGA Tour season which has included a T8th at the Northern Trust Open, at T10th at the Honda Classic and a T18th at the US Open at Oakmont.
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Matt BaldwinChallenge Tour (ENG)
Mark CalcavecchiaChampions Tour (USA)
Austin CookWeb.com Tour (USA)
Cameron DavisMackenzie Tour (AUS)
Joe DeanEuroPro (ENG)
Edouard EspanaChallenge Tour (FRA)
Mark FosterEuropean Tour (ENG)
Dylan FrittelliEuropean Tour (RSA)
Paul HowardChallenge Tour (ENG)
David HowellEuropean Tour (ENG)
Sung KangPGA Tour (SKR)
Dermot McElroyGecko Tour (NIR)
Taylor MooreWeb.com Tour (USA)
James MorrisonEuropean Tour (ENG)
Xander SchauffelePGA Tour (USA)
Erik Van Rooyen Sunshine Tour & Challenge Tour (RSA)
Marc WarrenEuropean Tour (SCO)
Chris WoodEuropean Tour (ENG)
Ben ShearGolf Strength & Fitness Coach
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Steve BurkowskiBroadcaster, Golf Channel
Debbie DonigerGolf Personality
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Matt GinellaMedia Personality
Carl PaulsonMedia Personality
Dennis PaulsonMedia Personality
Larry RinkerGolf Personality
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Paige SpiranacGolf Personality and Professional
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